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  • Yellen's Q&A testimony to Senate Banking Committee

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Following are highlights from the question and answer session of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's testimony before the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday. YELLEN ON BUBBLES, DAMAGE TO ECONOMY OF RAISING RATES The slate of...
  • Yellen and Fed raise flag over some U.S. equity valuations

    (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve on Tuesday voiced concern about stretched valuations in certain corners of the U.S. markets, including small cap, biotechnology and social media stocks, as well as the leveraged loan market. The unusual comments from the...
  • Yellen says economy must improve more before Fed raises interest rates

    Yellen says economy must improve more before Fed raises interest rates
    Warning of past "false dawns" in the economic recovery, Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet L. Yellen said Tuesday that central bank policymakers need to be cautious about raising rock-bottom interest rates. Recent data indicate the economy has rebounded...
  • Fed's George says strengthening economy warrants quick rate rise

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A strengthening U.S. economy and job market means the Federal Reserve should begin raising interest rates "relatively soon," Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank President Esther George said on Tuesday. At comments delivered in...
  • U.S. stock funds post $8.3 billion outflows in June: Morningstar

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors in U.S.-based mutual funds pulled $8.3 billion out of funds that specialize in U.S. stocks in June on concerns that U.S. shares had little upside at record levels, Morningstar data showed on Tuesday. The outflows were...
  • Weitz funds hold more in cash against overvalued stocks

    (Reuters) - High stock prices are making cash a more attractive option for long-term returns, Weitz Investment Management said in a letter to investors, though the move away from equities cut into the firm's performance in the first half of 2014. Wallace...
  • SEC official vows to defend agency from Fed 'power grab'

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Republican member of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission slammed the Federal Reserve and a council of financial regulators on Tuesday, accusing them of a power grab on everything from asset managers to high-speed trading....
  • Exclusive: Morgan Stanley rebuilds in commodities trading

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - After more than a year of scaling back in commodities, Morgan Stanley is ready to expand. The Wall Street bank plans to hire about a dozen traders, sales staff and other professionals in the United States. It's building up...
  • Scams target people struggling with student loan debt, Illinois says

    Scams target people struggling with student loan debt, Illinois says
    After injuring her back on the job and getting a stomach illness, Sharone Brown of Chicago had trouble making her student loan payments, even after she sold her condo. Then she heard a radio ad from a debt-settlement company. The firm told her it...
  • U.S. survey finds firmer earnings growth expectations

    (Reuters) - A gauge of Americans' expected earnings growth rose last month, a survey said on Monday, suggesting a key marker for the U.S. Federal Reserve is strengthening. The median earnings growth expectation was 2.5 percent in June, up from 2.0...
  • Pimco's Gross sees 10-year T-yield 2.5-3 percent 'now and for the next few years'

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bill Gross, chief investment officer of bond giant Pimco, said on Friday the yield on the benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasury note belongs in the 2.50 to 3 percent range "now and for the next few years" if the Federal Reserve remains...